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Genocide in the Near East - Declaration made at the Vatican Synod

Oct 19, 2015

Upon the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Vatican Synod, the World Evangelical Alliance’s representative at the Synod, Thomas Schirrmacher, has called upon the international Christian community to demonstrate more solidarity with persecuted Christians in the Middle East and around the world.

How to Deal with Refugees’ Plight in Europe?

Oct 19, 2015

Syrian refugees coming ashore on the Greek island of Lesbos   Academics are calling it Europe’s “migrant” crisis, and some sympathetic media are terming it as the continent’s “refugee” crisis, both focusing on the “problem” faced by Euro

Historic Step Towards a World Without Orphans

Oct 19, 2015

For the first time in history, a Global Forum for a World Without Orphans will be held on 11-14 February 2016 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Five hundred leaders from sixty countries will gather to activate, connect, and equip the Body of Christ worldwide to address the orphan crisis and lead the global

WEA Co-Sponsors Side Event on Wars in the Middle East at UN Human Rights Council in Geneva

Oct 13, 2015

The panel with principal organizer Floriana Polito The wars in Syria and Iraq with their immense human suffering are a prime concern in the World Evangelical Alliance participation in the Human Rights Council of the United Nations. In the recent three week session WEA co-sponsore

Policy Brief on Behalf of the Yezidi Refugees in Turkey

Oct 8, 2015

 In August of 2014, through the sacrificial efforts of Kurdish fighters and American air support, somewhere between 200,000 and 400,000 Yezidi Kurdish women, children and men were rescued from Mount Sinjar. Some came to Turkey. The Story In July ISIS fighters had killed, captured and

On the Grand Idea of Human Rights

Oct 1, 2015

(Bonn, 01.10.2015) Human rights: They should serve a unifying function, but instead they unleash intense discussi

WEA Establishes Special Task Force on Refugee Crisis to Coordinate Global and Grassroots Response

Sep 27, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has established a special task force on the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe and the Middle East. Focused on facilitating a coordinated response from the global to the grass roots level, the task force will strengthen the collaboration between various Evangelical

WEA Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group Holds Second Meeting; Provides Feedback to Wycliffe and SIL on Bible Translation Guidelines

Sep 22, 2015

The Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group, a group of independent experts facilitated by the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), provided additional feedback to Wycliffe Global Alliance and SIL International at a recent meeting concerning technical guidelines for Bible translators. Formed in Ap

Xenophobia, Hospitality, and the Refugee Crisis in Europe

Sep 22, 2015

Some 15 years ago I gave a lecture in a church in Moravia (Eastern Czech Republic) about the importance of hospitality for people who want to become Christian leaders. After considering Titus 1:8, that an elder must be hospitable, we read other relevant biblical texts, such as 1 Peter 4:9 &l

WEA Sees Business World as Strategic for Spreading the Gospel

Sep 17, 2015

At the invitation of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) a 'Strategic Business Consultation' took place on 28th-29th of August in Amsterdam, where a deeper strategic cooperation between business leaders, churches and business ministries was agreed. Participants from New Zealand,